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Average Rating

4.5 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.7

179 Reviews | 148 Q&A

Product Overview

Demon Max provides quick knockdown and long-lasting residual control of over 30 types of insect pests. Use Demon Max for crack and crevice and spot treatments; in, on, and around structures and buildings; on lawns, turf, vegetation, and soil; surrounding and under building foundations. Because of its effectiveness in controlling a broad spectrum of insects and its label to be applied in a number of different areas Demon Max is a widely used and economical choice for pest control.

Demon Max provides control of subterranean termites (including eastern subterranean, western subterranean, desert termite, and Formosan subterranean termite), and when applied to wood, may be used for spot treatment of drywood termites.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient: Cypermethrin 25.3%
Target pests: Ants, Ant Mounds, Asian Cockroaches, Bark Beetles, Bees, Borers, Boxelder Bugs, Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Centipedes, Chiggers, Chinch Bugs, Cockroaches, Crickets, Earwigs, Elm Leaf Beetles, Fire Ants, Firebrats, Fleas, Flies, Ground Beetles, Gypsy Moths, Millipedes, Mole Crickets, Mosquitoes, Pillbugs, Scorpions, Silverfish, Sowbugs, Spiders, Ticks, Wasps, Wood Infesting Beetles, and others
* See label for complete list
For use in: Commercial & Residential Indoors & Outdoors: Soil, Lawns, Turf-grass & Ornamental Landscaping; Under Foundations; Spot & Crack-and-Crevice Treatments and others
* See label for complete list
Application: 1.3 - 5.1 oz. per gallon of water (1 - 4 gallons per 100 gallons of water)
* See label for complete application instructions
Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on Label
Formulation: Professional Product
Group 3A Insecticide
NOT FOR SALE TO: CT, NY
NY - Restricted to Commercial Applicators
Shipping Weight: 1.18 lbs
Manufacturer: Syngenta (Mfg. Number: 25000)
EPA Registration: 100-1218

Details

Key Features

  • Multipurpose product that can be used indoors in crack and crevice treatments and outdoors for both termite and general pest control.
  • Dual action perimeter application with the active ingredient cypermethrin to control general pests.
  • Can be used for pre- and post-construction termite treatments in residential and commercial structures as a soil application, wood surface, injection treatment or foam application.

Key Benefits

  • Multipurpose product that can be used indoors in crack and crevice treatments and outdoors for both termite and general pest control.
  • Dual action perimeter application with the active ingredient cypermethrin to control general pests.
  • Can be used for pre- and post-construction termite treatments in residential and commercial structures as a soil application, wood surface, injection treatment or foam application.
  
  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Great Stuff

    By Steven on 04/23/2013

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    I have been using the active ingredient Cypermethrin for almost 5 years as an indoor and outdoor pest control product. It is a great chemical and does wonders to control roaches and ants. The residual effect is nice providing for less applications through the year. It also does not afffect my pets who have shown sensitivity to other pesticides.

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    131 of 134 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Demon EC (Max)

    By Lance on 06/26/2013

    I have used this stuff for over 10 years; beginning in a rental house that had sat empty for over 3 years and was full of all manner of creepy crawlies. One application of Demon (the first time I'd used it) and they all died a quick and horrible death, leaving the house bug free and inhabitable. It even de-bugged a 18 year old mobile home I lived in while my current house was being built. It's rare for a product to work as well as advertised, but Demon is the real deal.

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    98 of 99 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    great product

    By Anonymous on 06/04/2013

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    this product is great sprayed my lawn for ticks and fleas with a garden hose sprayer and my shed at 1 Oz per 1000k Ft. bugs dropped like nothing including a black widow spider that was nesting right next to the handle on the door of the shed that I did not no about until I sprayed this product, it is great and super fast acting.

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    87 of 89 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Best I have used so far.

    By Stan on 09/08/2013

    Out of all the products I have tried so far Demon Max has proved to be the best. As a landlord of 72 properties, I have tried many products over the years. Demon Max has been very effective and versatile. It has been mixed to do everything I encounter, RoAcHeS, fleas, termites, spiders and ants.

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    83 of 83 people found this review helpful

  • 5 of 5 Stars

    Demon Max excellent product

    By Anonymous on 06/22/2013

    Verified Purchase

    Highly recommend this product. I have been using Terminex services for years and it is quite expensive. I tried Demon Max and it works perfectly. Roaches are dead outside the house and never make it in. I only have to treat the outside perimeter of my home.

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Questions & Answers

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Q
Which is better, Talstar P or Demon Max?

I am trying to control Ants, Mosquitoes, Wasps, Bees, Flea and Ticks. I used Talstar last year and I am just curious on which is better.

A
Both are going to offer a good kill and a long lasting residual though initially Demon Max may have a faster kill because it is oil based. On the other hand because Demon Max is oil based it could stain old paint/siding and it does have an odor.

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Q
Is Demon Max safe to use in a house with kids and pets?

I have 2 kids and one dog and was wondering if this product would be safe to use indoors/outdoors with them in mind?

A
Yes, Demon Max is safe to use indoors and outdoors. Please make sure to keep all children and pets out of the treated area until the treated area has completely dried, then it safe for them to re enter.

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Since Demon Max stains, what color is it?
A
The product is a very light tan. It is the oil itself in the product that will stain so in most cases it leaves an oily residue behind which can stain old paint or old siding.

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Is it better to apply Demon Max to lawns for general application 24 hours prior to rain?
A
Demon Max will become rainfast after the treated area has dried. This may take approx. 2 hours.

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What is the ratio of Demon Max for mosquitoes and how does it compare?

how many oz of demon max do you use per gallon of water for residual mosquito control, how long does it leave a risidual? and how does demon compare to bifen it?

A
You should use 1/2 fl oz of Demon Max per gallon of water for mosquito control and you will need to reapply once per month to maintain control. Bifen IT and Demon Max will have very comparable results for mosquito control though Bifen IT is water based and non-staining and is more widely used by professionals for mosquito control.

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Demon Max 4.5 out of 5 stars Rating: 4.7 (179 Reviews / 148 Q&A)

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